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Requirements for International Students

Admission requirements vary by program and it is recommended that students visit the UAlberta Web site for updated requirements. Admission is competitive.

Proof of English language proficiency is required. Eligible students (IB, AP, and GCE) may be considered for advanced standing credit.

Procedure for International Students

Find all of your necessary information on the website.

  • Step 1: Check out program options, admission requirements, and deadlines
  • Step 2: Submit your application
  • Step 3: Wait to receive your U of A e-mail and IDs
  • Step 4: Submit interim documents for Early Admission consideration
  • Step 5: Explore scholarship opportunities
  • Step 6: Apply to live on campus
  • Step 7: Apply for your study permit
  • Step 8: Send your official and complete documents by the deadline

Academic Year

Type of SystemSemester
Entrance DatesSeptember
Language of InstructionEnglish or French
Modified on August 30, 2020